> > A curious fellow died one day and found himself > waiting in the long line > > of judgment. > > > > As he stood there he noticed that some souls were > allowed to march right > > through the pearly gates into Heaven. > > > > Others,though, were led over to Satan, who threw them > into the burning > > fire. But every so often, instead of hurling a poor > soul into the fire, > > Satan would toss a soul off to one side into a small > pile. > > > > After watching Satan do this several times, the > fellow's curiosity got the > > best of him. So he strolled over and asked Satan what > he was doing. > > > > "Excuse me, Prince of Darkness," he said. > "I'm waiting in line for > > Judgment, but I couldn't help wondering. Why are > you tossing those people > > aside instead of flinging them into the Fires of Hell > with the others?" > > > > "Oh,those," Satan groaned. > > "They're all from IOWA. They're still too > wet to burn."